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Southern California Edison Engineer 3 - RPM Project Coordination, Distribution Engineering - [REMOTE] in Pomona, California

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Become a Engineer 3, RPM Project Coordination, Distribution Engineering at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, under Central Design & Engineering (CD&E) in Distribution Engineering’s (DE) Resource & Project Management (RPM) team, you will focus on Capital Project Coordination and Workplan Management and will be reside on the RPM Project Coordination sub-team.

The DE RPM Team is responsible for providing services in support of DE’s core functions that impact the organization and span across our 10 Field Engineer Regions, Distribution Automation, and Power Quality teams. The DE RPM team’s four major workstreams, include (1) Capital Project Coordination and Workplan Management, (2) Staffing/Resource Management and Operational & Business Planning, (3) Recruitment, Training, & Process Improvements, and (4) Technology Development & Data Management. This position will focus on Capital Project Coordination and Workplan Management and is responsible for regular collaboration across CD&E and with our Engineering partners, such as Asset Strategy & Planning, Portfolio Management, Distribution Project Management, and Protection Engineering organizations. The RPM Project Coordination Engineer 3 will act as a Capital Projects commodity owner, managing specific Capital commodities, work assignments, and deliverables. In addition, the Project Coordination Engineer 3 is accountable for emergent and ad hoc requests. This position will require the ability to build strong business relationships, and an individual with impressive interpersonal, communication, and technical skills.

As a Engineer 3, RPM Project Coordination, Distribution Engineering , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Manage the intake and output of assigned Distribution Engineering Capital commodity scoping work, reoccurring engineering tasks, and ad-hoc special project assignments. Acting as a lead spokesperson providing expert advice and presents counsel to the Field Engineers.

  • Become a Capital commodity-owner and subject-matter expert on assigned capital scoping projects, internal training, and related tasks. Work independently to manage projects from initial request through to completion.

  • Utilize engineer expertise to define priority-level of work , resource needs, detailed instructions, and a balanced delegation of work to Field Engineer Regions. Responsible for report-out presentations to the management team on project status and performance.

  • Working as a lead representative for DE, expected to make decisions on behalf of the organization and create a strong partnership with our ASP partners on strategy, capacity planning, and workplan management discussions.

  • Leads efforts in process improvements and partners with Distribution Engineering Training Team (DETT) regularly, to create new and revised Just-in-time’s (JIT) training or Job Task Aid’s (JTA) are warranted. Lead the development and coordination of JIT, JTAs, and/or reference material on distribution capital strategy and scoping methodology.


The essentials

  • Five (5) or more years of Engineering experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or STEM degree (science, technology, engineering or mathematics)

  • Experience with utility distribution, planning, operations, and/or distribution equipment.

  • Must reside in Southern California, in reasonable driving distance from Pomona, CA

The preferred

  • Project Management Experience

  • Six (6) or more years of Distribution Engineering and/or System Planning experience

  • Nine (9) or more years Distribution Planning Experience

  • Experience working across multiple disciplines, interdepartmental teams, and engaging with internal and external suppliers and stakeholders

  • Experience with planning, analyzing, designing, evaluating, implementing, and satisfying project requirements

  • Ability to explain sophisticated technical concepts in simple terms to both technical and non-technical personnel

  • General knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform assignments for a specific discipline, various installations, or services

  • Ability to demonstrate strong ethics, interpersonal, and communication skills

You should know

  • The position’s work mode is remote .Employee is able to work primarily at home or remote however, the employee may be expected to come to an SCE facility on occasion. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Hiring organizations can add further requirements related to specific jobs. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Visit ourCandidate Resource ( page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, hiring process, and more!

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation.Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.